IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)


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Range Description

This South African legless skink is found in two separate subpopulations. A. gracilicauda gracilicauda is distributed in the Eastern Cape and the highlands in Free State and adjoining the North West Province. A. g. namaquensis has a small distribution in Little Namaqualand. Acontias g. namaquensis has not been found again since its initial recording, despite extensive searching efforts by various researchers (N. Heideman pers. comm.)


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